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GFR 14 Must I Take Dialysis To Prolong Life Expectancy

2018-06-30 14:27

GFR 14,DialysisMore and more patients are suggested dialysis to prolong life expectancy, is it the only we? Does GFR 14 need dialysis? Following this article to get answer, or you can consult ONLINE DOCTOR directly in free.

Kidney disease is divided into 5 stages based on glomerular filtration rate (GFR), roughly the measure of your percent kidney function. When your GFR is at 15 to 29ml/min, you need to prepare for transplant or dialysis. When your GFR is below 15, you need to start dialysis or get a transplant. However, new science says dialysis should start by a GFR of 6, or sooner if there are symptoms.

As kidneys fail, the build up of wastes and excess water in the blood can cause symptoms such as shortness of breath, trouble with mental focus, swelling in the hands, feet or face, metal taste in your mouth and itchy skin, etc. The symptoms can vary a lot. Some people even feel fine and report no symptoms. For many years, there is no exact time of when to start dialysis. Doctors would decide with you when blood test values and symptoms warranted starting treatment.

Our hospital treats kidney failure with mainly characteristic Chinese medicine which is created on the basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). There are many advanced therapies including Medicated Bath, Mai Kang Mixture, Medicinal Soup, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Enema Therapy and Moxibustion Therapy, etc. They first purify your blood through removing wastes and toxins out of your body. When there is a clean internal environment, it is beneficial to improve your renal function through dilating your blood vessels, improving your blood circulation, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix and providing nutrients. When your renal function is improved, it can improve your low GFR 14. Also it is possible for you to reduce dialysis times or even avoid dialysis.

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